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Surpassing Evolution: Transformative Approaches to Enhance the Efficiency of Photosynthesis 10-559 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation - S2I2 (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting 15-553 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2-SSE&SSI) Crosscutting 16-532 Full Proposal:
September 19, 2016

Full Proposal:
February 21, 2017
Science of Learning: Collaborative Networks (SL-CN) 16-528
Science of Learning Centers (SLC) NSF Wide Flag Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships NSF Wide Flag 14-600 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) NSF Wide Flag 13-542 Full Proposal:
May 26, 2017
Research Coordination Networks 15-527 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime

Full Proposal:
January 4, 2017
Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology 15-501 Full Proposal:
November 1, 2016
Plant-Biotic Interactions 16-551 Full Proposal:
April 21, 2017
Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) 15-548
Planetary Biodiversity Inventories (PBI) 06-500 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) NSF Wide Flag 16-571 Preliminary Proposal:
September 14, 2016

Full Proposal:
April 24, 2017
Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research- Technology Translation (PFI: AIR-TT) NSF Wide Flag 16-583 Letter of Intent:
September 8, 2016

Full Proposal:
October 11, 2016
Partnerships for Enhancing Expertise in Taxonomy (PEET) 07-519 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) NSF Wide Flag
Pan-American Advanced Studies Institutes Program (STEM:AGI) 12-535
Origin of Life Crosscutting 16-570 Full Proposal:
December 19, 2016
Opportunities for Promoting Understanding through Synthesis (OPUS) 14-559 Full Proposal:
August 1, 2017
NSF-NIST Interaction in Basic and Applied Scientific Research in BIO, ENG & MPS (NSF-NIST) 11-066 Supplement:
Accepted Anytime
Nitrogen: Improving on Nature (Olfactory) 12-579 Current but no longer receiving proposals
National Science Foundation Research Traineeship (NRT) Program NSF Wide Flag 16-503 Letter of Intent:
December 9, 2016

Full Proposal:
February 7, 2017
National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure (NNCI) NSF Wide Flag 15-519
Metabolomics for a Low Carbon Society (METABOLOMICS) 11-527 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI) NSF Wide Flag 15-504 Full Proposal:
January 11, 2017
MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science: 16-521 Full Proposal:
October 17, 2016
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) in Coastal Ocean Ecosystems (LTER) 03-599 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) 16-509
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) Crosscutting 12-524 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) 15-596
Long Term Research in Environmental Biology (LTREB) 16-500 Preliminary Proposal:
January 23, 2017

Full Proposal:
August 2, 2017
Long Term Ecological Research (LTER-NCO) 15-535
International Research Fellowship Program (IRFP) NSF Wide Flag Crosscutting 06-582 Current but no longer receiving proposals
International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) NSF Wide Flag 12-551 Full Proposal:
August 15, 2017
International Collaborations in Organismal Biology Between US and Israeli Investigators (ICOB) 12-577 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR) 13-561 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Innovations in Biological Imaging and Visualization (IBIV) 10-538 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy and Water Systems (INFEWS) NSF Wide Flag 16-524
Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program (I-Corps Sites) NSF Wide Flag 16-547 Full Proposal:
February 9, 2017
Innovation Corps Teams Program (I-Corps Teams) NSF Wide Flag 12-602 Full Proposal:
September 15, 2016

Full Proposal:
December 15, 2016

Full Proposal:
March 15, 2017

Full Proposal:
June 15, 2017
Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program (I-Corps Nodes) 16-539 Letter of Intent:
March 9, 2017

Full Proposal:
May 9, 2017
Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program (I/UCRC) NSF Wide Flag 16-504
Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (NSF INCLUDES) 16-544
Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSML) 16-506 Full Proposal:
December 9, 2016
Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) NSF Wide Flag 16-588 Full Proposal:
October 24, 2016

Full Proposal:
October 25, 2016

Full Proposal:
October 27, 2016

Full Proposal:
October 28, 2016
Genealogy of Life FY 2016 (GoLife) 16-522 Full Proposal:
March 22, 2017
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) NSF Wide Flag 15-555
Facilitating Research at Primarily Undergraduate Institutions: NSF Wide Flag 14-579 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
Explosives and Related Threats: Frontiers in Prediction and Detection (EXP) Crosscutting 07-528
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research: Workshop Opportunities (EPS-WO) (EPS-WO) NSF Wide Flag 12-588 Full Proposal:
Accepted Anytime
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) NSF Wide Flag 16-511
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1) NSF Wide Flag 15-566
EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1: (RII Track-1) NSF Wide Flag 16-557
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) 16-592 Full Proposal:
November 16, 2016
East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI) NSF Wide Flag 13-593 Full Proposal:
November 10, 2016
Dynamics of Coupled Natural and Human Systems (CNH) 14-601 Full Proposal:
November 15, 2016
Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants in the Directorate for Biological Sciences (DDIG) 13-568 Full Proposal:
October 13, 2016
Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) 13-510 Full Proposal:
November 15, 2016
Division of Integrative Organismal Systems
16-505 Preliminary Proposal:
January 20, 2017

Letter of Intent:
April 28, 2017

Full Proposal:
June 7, 2017

Full Proposal:
August 4, 2017
Division of Environmental Biology (core programs) (DEB) 15-609 Preliminary Proposal:
January 23, 2017

Full Proposal:
August 2, 2017
Dimensions of Biodiversity FY2016 15-611
Developing Country Collaborations in Plant Genome Research (DCC-PGR) 04-563 Supplement:
Accepted Anytime
Developing a National Research Infrastructure for Neuroscience (NeuroNex) 16-569 Letter of Intent:
September 2, 2016

Full Proposal:
October 21, 2016
Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) 16-530
Cyberinfrastructure Training, Education, Advancement, and Mentoring for Our 21st Century Workforce NSF Wide Flag 11-515 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering (CyberSEES) 15-524
Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM) 15-528 Full Proposal:
February 15, 2017
Critical Techniques, Technologies and Methodologies for Advancing Foundations and Applications of Big Data Sciences and Engineering (BIGDATA) Crosscutting 16-512
Cracking the Olfactory Code (Olfactory) Crosscutting 15-547
Collections in Support of Biological Research (CSBR) 15-577 Full Proposal:
August 14, 2017
Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience (CRCNS) 15-595
Coastal SEES (Coastal SEES) Crosscutting 14-502
Basic Research to Enable Agricultural Development (BREAD) 15-538 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Algorithms for Threat Detection (ATD) NSF Wide Flag 12-502 Waiting for new publication
Advancing Theory in Biology (ATB) 11-523 Current but no longer receiving proposals
Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections (ADBC) 15-576 Full Proposal:
October 14, 2016
Advances in Biological Informatics (ABI) 15-582 Full Proposal:
September 9, 2016
ADVANCE: Increasing the Participation and Advancement of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Careers NSF Wide Flag 14-573
Academic Research Infrastructure Program: Recovery and Reinvestment (ARI-R) Crosscutting 09-562 Current but no longer receiving proposals